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UPCOMING EVENTS

OCTOBER 4

Common Sense Economics for Educators Workshop

Event Starts – 9:00 a.m. 
Event Ends – 3:00 p.m.

Lindenwood University
Harmon Hall 121
209 South Kingshighway, St. Charles, MO 63301

 

Make learning economics engaging, relevant, and fun!

This workshop is perfect for education faculty, adjunct instructors, graduate students, SOE alumni, and local educators.

Learn how to help students understand their world and make wise choices. Discover how to use economics to develop students’ critical thinking, higher-order analytical skills, and life skills. Strengthen your understanding of economics. Receive innovative resources, practical classroom applications, and standards-based lessons for different grade levels. Learn how economics can benefit students and integrate across the curriculum.

You will receive:

  • Certificate for six hours of professional development
  • Free copy of Common Sense Economics
  • Useful resources and teaching strategies
  • Creative classroom applications
  • Breakfast, lunch, and complimentary parking
  • Substitute teacher reimbursement upon request of participating districts (email for more information)
  • Option to earn one hour of graduate credit from Lindenwood University ($75 fee and additional work required)

The workshop is free, but registration is required by September 27, 2019.  Sign up soon to save your spot!

 

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OCTOBER 18 & 25

Financial Fitness for Life Workshop

Event Starts – 9:00 a.m. 
Event Ends – 2:00 p.m.

 

Discover how to enhance your personal finance education using the new Financial Fitness for Life (FFFL) curriculum resources for high school students!  Financial Fitness for Life is used by schools across the United States, providing materials based on national standards.  FFFL strengthens students’ analytical skills by engaging them in the economic way of thinking and engages students through active learning compatible with different learning styles.  FFFL lessons are based on relevant concepts and real-world decisions faced by students.  In the workshop you will also explore new online educational technology tools designed for FFFL.

Perfect for high school teachers, curriculum coordinators, administrators, and other educators.

You will receive:

  • Certificate for completing five hours of professional development
  • Free copy of the Financial Fitness for Life Teacher Guide Grades 9-12
  • Useful online resources, teaching strategies, and classroom applications
  • Complimentary lunch and parking

Special incentive: Substitute teacher reimbursement available upon request of participating districts.

Two convenient workshop dates and locations available:

  • Friday October 18, 2019  |  Lindenwood University - St. Charles, MO campus
  • Friday, October 25, 2019  |  Lindenwood University - Belleville, IL campus

 

Registration

The workshop is free but registration is required.  Register for the workshop date and location you want to attend.  Sign up soon to save your spot!

 

October 18 Workshop at Lindenwood University - St. Charles, MO campus | Register by October 11

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October 25 Workshop at Lindenwood University - Belleville, IL campus | Register by October 18

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UPCOMING WEBINARS

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2019

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. CST | The Economics of the Constitution

Presenter: Tawni Ferrarini, Lindenwood University

The United States Constitution is a set of rules. This set guarantees citizens the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. This lesson examines the relationship between these rights, incentives and the market economy.

This webinar is FREE, but registration is required.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2019

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. CST | Keynes vs. Hayek: The Battle Continues

Presenter: Tawni Ferrarini, Lindenwood University

This webinar will present a project based assignment that asks students to compare and contrast two sets of economic views on the role of government, fiscal policy and monetary policy across flourishing nations with special attention drawn to J.M. Keynes (expansive role) and F.A. Hayek (limited role).

This webinar is FREE, but registration is required.

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Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301